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Maria A. Karamitsos

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Greek American writer based in Chicago, writes about all things Greek for various publications, including The Greek Star and GreekCircle magazine. Her work has appeared in The National Herald and at HarlotSauceRadio.com. Maria served as the food editor of "Greektown Chicago: Its History, Its Recipes," by Alexa Ganakos.

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  Papagalino Bakery and Cafe in Niles, IL is one of the most popular places to go in "New Greektown North." Photo by Panos...

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The Pancretan Association of America’s Philanthropic Committee hosted its first annual Agape on the Terrace fundraiser on June 8 on the rooftop terrace of the...

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Alex Pattakos, PhD has focused his work on helping people find meaning in their lives. One day, he had an “aha” moment, or rather...

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Chicago area Greek-American youth were spotlighted in the 1st annual Greeks Got Talent, presented by St. Demetrios Church of Libertyville, IL. In the 7-11 year...

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Founded in 1904, Chicago’s The Greek Star, the oldest continuously published Greek newspaper in the US re-launched yesterday, revealing a new design, format and logo,...

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The historic Jane Addams Hull House Association has closed after more than 122 years of service. Citing tough economic times, the social service agency...

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Today, Chicago's new National Hellenic Museum, the first of its kind in the United States, officially opened to the public. The stunning 40,000 square foot facility was unveiled on December 8 with a special[...]

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When you can’t find what you’re looking for, make your own. Right? San Francisco Bay-area native Julie Karatzis has done just that. Back in...

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Greek-American film company Thespis will present the World Premiere of its new film, FRANKENSTEIN: DAY OF THE BEAST this weekend. It's a retelling of the classic...

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The Donate Your Way fundraiser is an annual fundraising event that offers something different and unique in terms of charitable giving. It was created in...

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This month, the National Hellenic Museum, the newest thing in ancient history, welcomes its first visitors for a month-long preview. The new museum opened its...

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This weekend, KAREAI Society Arahoviton Chicago will host a fundraiser for Maria Vastis Chamberlan. The Gala of Inspiration will raise money to help defray her...